1914/15 STAR to 3103 PTE Albert HEWLETT 1/8th WORCESTERSHIRE REGT-T.F. who was gassed on the Somme 1916 & admitted to No.5 Convalescent Depot, Cayeux-sur-Mer

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    Albert Hewlett

    To France 1/4/15 with 1/8th Worcestershire Regt-T.F.

    Suffered from Gas poisoning on the Somme & was admitted to No.5 Convalescent Depot, Cayeux-sur-Mer 15/9/16

    Promoted to Corporal & renumbered 240834

    Note: The 1/8th Battalion came under attack from a new type of gas shell between La Boisselle and Pozieres on the Somme 19/7/16

    The whole battalion had to be moved away for treatment and later still, almost 400 men were pronounce unfit for duty as a result of this

    With copy of his Medal Index Card plus supporting research documentation

    Condition: GVF